Finnish: The Grammar (Paperback)

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Finnish: The Grammar (Paperback)


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This book presents the Finnish grammar in detail and meticulously explained, yet aiming for clarity and simplicity. The book takes into consideration the special difficulties someone learning the Finnish language might encounter and pays specific attention to those elements. All grammar points are explained using numerous examples.

Included features:

- a guide to the Finnish alphabet, correct pronunciation and spelling
- detailed explanations of how consonant gradation and border gemination work in practice, with all cases of border gemination marked in the Finnish example sentences throughout the book
- each word class handled in its own chapter: nouns, adjectives, pronouns, numerals, verbs, adverbs, prepositions and postpositions, conjunctions and particles
- a chapter on word order and sentence construction
- a chapter on spoken Finnish and its special features
- chapters on punctuation principles and on various abbreviations and acronyms

This book is a one-stop shop for anyone wishing to get a well-based conception of how the Finnish language works.

This grammar is available on Amazon also as a two-volume edition with self-study exercises and an answer key.
Product Details ISBN: 9781541258686
ISBN-10: 1541258681
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: August 19th, 2020
Pages: 600
Language: English